Trace Miller

Lecturer, Assistant to the Chair

CFA

Contact Information

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Weekdays by appointment or by hours published on office door.

Education

MFA Hoffberger School of Painting, Maryland Institute College of Art,
Baltimore, MD

BFA Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (Magna Cum Laude)

Tyler School of Art Abroad, Rome, Italy

Areas of Expertise

Painting, Foundations

Biography

Trace Miller’s work has been exhibited extensively in the Mid Atlantic region as well as New York and Chicago. His work has been featured in publications such as New American Paintings, The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore Magazine and The Baltimore Review. In 2013 Miller was selected a semi-finalist for the Bethesda Painting Awards and has received two Individual Artist Grants from the Mayor’s Committee on Art and Culture in Baltimore. He has appeared as guest speaker and visiting artist at numerous venues such as the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Maryland Institute College of Art, Albright College, Shepardstown College and the Baltimore School for the Arts. Miller is represented by the Thomas Segal Gallery in Baltimore.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016 Maryland Artist Registry Juried Exhibition at Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD, Guest Juror: Gamynne Guillotte, The Baltimore Museum of Art 

2015 Strokes of Genius, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis MD, (Juror's Choice Award), Juror: Joann Moser, Senior Curator of Graphic Arts, Smithsonian American Art Museum 

The Possibility of Transformation: Hoffberger 50th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition, Meyerhoff and Decker Galleries, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, Juror: Caitlin Tucker 

2014 Biggs Picture Exhibition, Landscapes by Regional Artists, Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE, Guest jurors: Sharon Ewing and Mary Tobias Putman 

Small Works / Big Ideas, An Exhibition of Works by Towson University, Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education Faculty, The Rouse Company Foundation Gallery, Howard Community College, Columbia, MD

2013 Flower Vendors & Flowers, Robinson's Rare Books & Fine Prints, Harrisburg, PA

2012 Prelude: 11 Contemporary Printmakers Begin Their Association with Robinson's, Robinson's Rare Books & Fine Prints, Harrisburg, PA

Faculty Art Invitational Exhibition 2012: Perspectives on Drawing, University of Maryland, University College, Adelphi, MD

2012, 10, 09, 08, 07, 05 Art Faculty Exhibition, Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson University, Towson, MD

2011 Rudimentary: a Post-Mastery Return to Fundamentals, University of Maryland, University College, Adelphi, MD Invitational

2010 The Earth is Flat and Other Truths about the Environment, The Park School, Baltimore, MD

Trace Miller: New Works, Thomas Segal Gallery, Virtual Exhibit Solo

2009 Landscapes & Exteriors, Thomas Segal Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Everybody Draws, Fleckenstein Gallery, Baltimore, MD Invitational

2008 Trace Miller: New Work, Galerie Francoise II, Baltimore, MD

Emerging Artists Exhibition, Thomas Segal Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Nature: Invitation for Renewal, The Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA Solo

New Views: Nature Captured, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE

2006 Trace Miller: New Work, Galerie Francoise, E.S.F., Green Spring Station, Lutherville, MD

2005 First Look: 2005-2006, Galerie Francoise, E.S.F., Green Spring Station, Lutherville, MD

2004 Uncommon Ground: Maura Maguire, Trace Miller, Joan Stoltz, University of Maryland, University College, Adelphi, MD

Art Faculty Exhibition, University Union Art Gallery, Towson University, Towson, MD

2003 Salon Show, Marcel Scheiner Gallery, Hilton Head, SC

Art Faculty Exhibition, University Union Art Gallery, Towson University, Towson, MD

2002-1997 Art Faculty Exhibition, Holtzman Art Gallery, Towson University, Towson, MD

2002 Trace Miller: New Work, Villa Julie Art Gallery, Villa Julie College, Stevenson, MD

Everybody Draws, Fleckenstein Gallery, Towson, MD Carmen Robb, Curator

2000 It Starts' with a Line, Villa Julie Art Gallery, Villa Julie College, Stevenson, MD

1998 Fallen Angels, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1996 Trace Miller - New Work, Summer 96 Part 2–The Painters, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Faculty Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

Art 1996, Chicago, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

1995 Summer 95, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Trace Miller–New Work, Kouros Gallery, New York, NY

1994 Accrochage: Petit Format, Kouros Gallery, New York, NY

Trace Miller - New Paintings, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1993 Accrochage de la Rentree, Kouros Gallery, New York, NY

Art About AIDS, The Trout Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

Summer 93, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1991 Trace Miller - New Paintings, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1990 Summer 90, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1989 Pyramid Atlantic and Brandywine Workshop Print Show, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD

1988 Trace D. Miller and Skip Walker: Icons/Icon: Illusions to Form, George Ciscle Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1987 Image/Identity: Self Portraits of Maryland Artists, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD

Trace D. Miller: Paintings and Works on Paper, George Ciscle Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1986 George Ciscle Gallery, Baltimore, MD Invitational 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Towson University, Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education, College of Fine Arts and Communication, Towson, MD 

Fall 2013-Present Lecturer

2010-Present Faculty Assistant to the Chair

2006-2013 Visiting Assistant Professor

2005-2006 Lecturer

1996-2005 Adjunct Faculty 

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD 

96, 97, 99, 2000 Visiting Artist & Guest Speaker, Post-Baccalaureate Program

2000 Visiting Faculty, Continuing Studies, Instructor of Personal Directions in Painting

1998 Visiting Faculty, General Fine Arts, Instructor of Color Drawing, Intermediate Level

1996 Visiting Faculty, Foundations, Instructor of Painting II - Advanced Placement

1985-86 Teaching Assistant, Hoffberger School of Painting Dir. Grace Hartigan 

Vermont College of Norwich University, Montpelier, VT

1999, 2000, 2001 Artist-Teacher for MFA Candidates 

Shephardstown College, Shephardstown, WV 

1996 Visiting Artist & Lecturer, Art Department 

Baltimore School for the Arts, Baltimore, MD 

1988 Visiting Artist & Lecturer, Art Department  

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2014, 2013 Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District, Bethesda, MD

Semi-finalist, Bethesda Painting Awards 

2013 Stevenson University Art Gallery, Stevenson, MD

Guest Curator, Borderlands, New Works by Nora Sturges 

League for Innovation in the Community College, Chandler, AZ, 27th Annual Student Art Competition hosted by Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold MD (Jurors: Mina Cheon, Lillian Bayley Hoover and Trace Miller) 

The Art League Gallery, Alexandria VA

Juror, All-Media Membership Exhibition 

2011 Featured Artist, Ober, C., Trace-ing Nature: Baltimore artist Trace Miller's newest paintings depict forests in transition. Urbanite Magazine, September 13, 2011

University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD

Featured artist for exhibition poster Faculty Art Invitational Exhibition 2011

Rudimentary: A Post-Mastery Return to Fundamentals, Group Exhibition 

2008 Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE, Guest Speaker, Art Salad: A Free Lunchtime Series 

2007 President's Forum, Print Portfolio Presentation from Students and Faculty of Towson University's Department of Art John Blair Mitchell Print Studio, Seoul Campus, Sangmung University & Print Studio, ChunAn Campus, Sangmyung University College of Art/College of Design, Korea 

2002 Maryland Federation of Art City Gallery, Baltimore, MD Juror, Summer Juried Exhibition 

2001 Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA

Featured in magazine: New American Paintings, Vol. 33, Mid Atlantic Edition 

2000 Jones Falls Watershed Association, Baltimore, MD

Co-curator, Jones Falls Watershed Society Art Show 

1999-2000 Towson University, Towson, MD

Dean's Adjuncts/Lecturer Recognition Award 

1998 The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

Two paintings accepted into museums' permanent collection 

Loyola College Chapel Choir, Loyola College, Baltimore, MD, Designed and produced artwork for CD cover of An Evergreen Christmas 

1995 Featured in article: Dorsey, J., Artist Trace Miller is hoping New York will be his kind of town, The Baltimore Sun, Sec. D, January 10, 1995 

1994 Ranked No. 5 in The Hit List of 1994 - The Top 10 Art Exhibits, City Paper, Baltimore, MD, December 28, 1994 - January 4, 1995 Vol. 18 No. 52 

1993 The Baltimore Choral Arts Society, Baltimore, MD

Designed and produced artwork for CD cover of Christmas with Choral Arts 

1992 School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD

Curator, Form as Metaphor – Doug Hoagg, David Fox and Jim Adkins 

1991-92 School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD

Gallery Selection Committee Member 

1989 Featured in article: Wood, C., Defining What We See And Cannot See, The Baltimore Review, Vol.8, pp.77-70

1988, 90 Mayor's Committee on Art and Culture, Baltimore, MD

City Art Individual Artist Grant 

1988 Featured in article: Dudziak, J., Heart Works, Baltimore Magazine, pp. 80, 84, Nov 1988

1987 Featured in article: Smith, L., Abstracts Are Just The Beginning, The Baltimore Sun, Sec. D, April 4, 1987

 

Courses Taught

  • Spring: Art 229 Painting I
  • Fall: Art 229 Painting I